[Development] The sorry state of the Qt6 cross compile experience

Dominik Holland dominik.holland at qt.io
Wed Feb 24 16:32:57 CET 2021

Am 2/24/21 um 4:25 PM schrieb Joerg Bornemann:
> On 2/24/21 12:56 PM, Bogdan Vatra wrote:
>> Let me give you another non-android example:
>> You want to create a standalone SDK for linux armhf using yocto. You'll
>> generate the SDK with everything including Qt for host and for
>> target, the sdk
>> is a huge auto extract archive which can be shared with everyone. Can
>> this
>> archive contain only the Qt for the target? Nope because there is no
>> way to
>> know if and where the Qt for host is installed on everyone computers,
>> you also
>> need to know where the Qt for host it is in order to fix the
>> hardcoded paths.
Mhh, yocto builds both the host Qt and the target Qt and the SDK archive
will contain both Qt version. But this was already the case for Qt5 as
well. I don't think anything has changed here.


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